Social Media In Peggy Orenstein's I Tweet, Therefore I Am

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In Peggy Orenstein's “I Tweet, Therefore I Am” she explains that social media is taking over our lives and pulling us further apart. She argues that we lose our identity on social media because we worry about how others see us. Although Orenstein describes the negative effects of social media, not all technology and media accounts affect us in this way. Social media and technology is causing us to lose physical and personal connections with humans. Social media “encourages self-promotion over self-awareness” (Orenstein, 253). Social media is causing us to not show who we really are inside and pretend to be someone we’re not. We tend to be careful of what we post because of what others might think. Although it is said that social media is form

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